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Public Engagement Events at UCL

The UCL Institute of Brand and Innovation Law, George Washington University’s Faculty of Law, GSMA, ITU and ETSI, held their 2nd Conference on Patents in Telecoms in November 2015 in Washington D.C.

The conference will be held biennially and the next programme will be available on 2 & 3 November 2017. The 2017 conference website will be at
http://www.patents-in-telecoms.org/

The 2015 conference was a unique gathering of industry, the judiciary and regulators from the US, Europe and Asia. It had been organised by Professor Sir Robin Jacob (UCL Laws), Antoine Dore (ITU), Michael Loch (GSMA), Christian Loyau (ETSI) and Professor Marty Adelman (George Washington University).

Key panels of the conference included:

  • The Future Antitrust Regulation of Telecoms

  • FRAND Defences and How to Determine FRAND

  • Patent Assertion Entities I: An overview and Impact

  • Patent Assertion Entities II

  • Patent Assertion Entities III

  • Standard Setting Organisations

  • Injunctions

  • Manufacturers

  • Operators

  • Judges Panel on the Unified Patent Court

     

View the 2014 conference website